Personal Assistant (PA) to Executive Principals, Leeds, West Yorkshire

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The GORSE Academies TrustLeeds, West Yorkshire

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Start date: September 2018 (or earlier by negotiation)
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: (SCP 26 – 28) £23,866 - £25,463
Contract term: Permanent

Required September 2018 (or earlier by negotiation)

Personal Assistant (PA) to Executive Principals

C3 (SCP 26 – 28) £23,866 - £25,463

Hours 32½ hours per week (Monday to Thursday 8.00am – 3.30pm, Friday 8.00am – 3.00pm), term time only plus 10 days. Actual salary: £18,309 - £19,534

(subject to a 6 month probationary period)

A rare and exciting opportunity has arisen to work alongside the Executive Principals in this important and demanding role. 

The intention of this role is to provide extensive diary management, organising and attending meetings, and acting on initiative to undertake research and compile relevant briefing papers for the Executive Principals. 

You should be incredibly organised, efficient, personable and committed. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone wanting to take their secretarial career to the next step in a dynamic organisation. Ideally you will have solid work experience from an industry, public services or education background, be well spoken, intelligent (perhaps with a degree and/or a secretarial course) and be passionate about high standards.

This vacancy represents an exciting opportunity to join a forward thinking, innovative and dynamic trust that works within the nationally renowned GORSE Academies Trust. The trust is relentless in its determination to provide the high standard of education possible in all our settings. We passionately believe that where teaching is excellent, leadership inspiring and behaviour standards exemplary, all children excel regardless of background. Any candidate who is eager to play an important role in this is encouraged to apply. We offer a comprehensive and personalised approach to Continued Professional Development which we hope would be of interest to any potential applicant.

An application pack which provides further details of the role is available to download directly from our website at by email to Please note if you submit an electronic application we will not require a hard copy. CVs are not accepted.

Closing date: Monday 4 June 2018 (9.00am)

Interview date: Thursday 7 June 2018

The GORSE Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children, and applicants will be subject to full employment checks, including an enhanced DBS disclosure.

Job location

More about The GORSE Academies Trust
Type: English Secondary Schools
Address: Central Office (Accounts, Finance and HR), C/o Bruntcliffe Academy, Bruntcliffe Lane, Morley, Leeds, LS27 0LZ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 113 487 8888

The GORSE Academies Trust has an increasingly well-known reputation for changing the deal for children and young adults who come from some of the most impoverished parts of the country.

Our central mission is to ensure that we play a significant role...